Edith Weston

Photo of Well Cross, Edith Weston A fine array of cottages, the nearest being especially lovely and well restored. by Simon Huguet, some rights reserved.

Edith Weston Rutland Family History & Genealogy

Edith Weston is an Ancient Parish in the county of Rutland.

Alternative names: Edweston

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin: 1585

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Edith Weston

St. Mary's church A Norman core with 13th, 14th and 19th century additions. The copyright on this image is owned by Richard Croft and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

  • North Luffenham
  • Lyndon
  • Hambleton
  • Normanton
  • Ketton

Historical Description

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Edith-Weston, or Edweston, a parish in Oakham district, Rutland; on the river Gwash, 1¾ mile NNW of Luffenham r. station, and 5½ SE by E of Oakham. Post town, Hambleton, under Oakham. Acres, 1, 723. Real property, £3, 371. Pop., 387. Houses, 85. The property is divided among a few. An alien benedictine priory, a cell to St. George’s Banquerville, stood here; was given to the Charterhouse, Coventry; and passed to the Comptons and the Herberts. Edith-Weston House is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £155. Patron, R. Lucas, Esq. The church has a light Gothic spire; and is ancient, but very good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


  • County: Rutland
  • Civil Registration District: Oakham
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Peterborough (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Peterborough
  • Rural Deanery: Rutland
  • Poor Law Union: Oakham
  • Hundred: Martinsley
  • Province: Canterbury